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State, Local and Education

Serving Technology Partners Who Serve the Government

Westcon Public Sector connects partners to seamlessly and profitably deliver defined technology solutions within federal, state and local government and education markets. Channel partners rely on us to navigate market complexities and prudently grow their government business.

Encompassing our Westcon Federal; Westcon State, Local Government & Education and Westcon Healthcare specialty business practices, Westcon Public Sector provides essential value-added services and support from market experts dedicated to expanding your capabilities, opportunities and prospects. We exist to help strengthen your channel business locally and globally, offering specialized solutions, knowledge, logistics and resources you won’t find anywhere else.

"Our industry-leading E-rate Express Program has led to our education partners receiving hundreds of millions  of dollars  in awards via assisted implementations, financing assistance, and guidance navigating the  FCC, and  Schools  and  Libraries Division of USAC. Our team understands the  process and  approval flow of E-rate dollars  enabling our  partners to help  their clients maximize the  cost-effectiveness of E-rate spending.”  

– Ronald Sheps
Director, State, Local and Education


Key Differentiators

The Westcon SLED team offers our partners the experience and depth they need to navigate these complex markets, make the most informed strategic decisions and capture more revenue opportunities by providing access to:

  • The industry’s most knowledgeable and responsive team of Public
  • Sector solutions experts
  • Consulting services and training based on the latest market intelligence
  • Government contract vehicles and comprehensive support
  • Financing and custom financing solutions
  • Market-specific business development and enablement tools
  • Decision-makers and the paths to reach them
  • Bid lists and Commodity Codes
SLED Market Expertise

SLED Market Expertise

The Westcon SLED Team helps partners navigate these complex verticals. Our expertise runs deep within K through 12, higher education and state, city and county markets. As a fully dedicated government partner, we focus on key opportunities that position our customers to strategically and profitably grow their business.



Government Solutions Consultants

Government Solutions Consultants

Our dedicated team helps customers “follow the money” in delivering defined solutions. With Westcon SLED, partners leverage responsive, knowledgeable support from subject matter experts versed in everything from contracts and budgets to defined solutions and bid assistance.



Comprehensive Selling Tools

Comprehensive Selling Tools

Westcon SLED gives partners direct access to state and master contract decision makers, State & GSA contract support, grant writing services and lead generation --- all from a single, trusted source. From custom financing solutions to flexible options like extended credit terms, we provide everything partners need to succeed and excel.



State, Local and Education Market Intelligence

State, Local and Education Market Intelligence

Westcon has the market intelligence to help partners capture focused prospects, covering state and local spending plans, target technologies, and areas of investment. Our vast network enables qualified lead generation that translates to more targeted incremental revenue opportunities for our partners.

Learn from Westcon's SLED expert how to understand the current program and how to capture these opportunities!

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